GAMC, a partnership between City Tech’s Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology & Industrial Design and the Business & Industry Training Center, is responsive to workforce education needs of NYC’s revitalized manufacturing sector. The program rallies resources and stakeholders from the public and private sectors, economic and workforce development agencies, unions and CBOs to help individuals navigate a career path through cutting edge technology education while contributing to the growth of the nation’s competitive edge in manufacturing.
In 2011, a consortium of CUNY colleges was awarded $20 million from the USDOL as part of the launch of the national CareerPATH initiative. City Tech, CUNY’s designated college of technology, offers stackable, credit-bearing and industry recognized credentials leading to associate degrees in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Industrial Design Technology. Adult learners, committed to the pursuit of collegiate study and promising careers in the manufacturing sector will receive fully paid college education; wrap-around academic, job placement, and other support services.
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